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Fox News poll: half of voters in favour of military action against North Korea

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Just over half of the voters perceive North Korea as a “major” threat to the national security of the United States, and to stop about the same number support taking military action, the country’s nuclear weapons program.

In addition, more approve than disapprove of how President Trump is dealing with North Korea, according to the latest Fox News poll. Forty-to approve a six-percent, up from 45 percent in April 2018 and will mark a new all-time high. Forty-one percent disapprove.

To prevent forty-nine percent favor military action to North Korea, their nuclear weapons program (37 percent disagree). Not that a touch from 53 percent in April 2017 — the same time, North Korea displayed new long-range missiles in a military parade, and test-fired a ballistic missile against a US-China summit.

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The four-point decline comes from a shift among Republicans: 73 percent of the beneficiary’s military action in April of 2017, compared to 63 percent today. About 36 percent of Democrats and 50 percent of the self-employed journeymen.

A total of 52 per cent see North Korea as a “major” threat to national security.

That puts it on the higher end of the perceived threats. By comparison, more voters foreign cyber attacks (72 per cent) and ISIS (62 percent) consider as the “big” threats, far fewer say the same about the migrants-caravan (35 percent), and the instability in Venezuela (22 percent).

To take into account although you are less likely to favor military intervention, and Democrats (58 percent), 12 points more than likely to be Republicans (46 percent) North Korea is a “great” risk.

“In contrast to many domestic issues, foreign policy attitudes are heavily dependent on who is President,” says Republican pollster Daron Shaw, who conducts the Fox poll, with the Democrat Chris Anderson. “Here we see that the Democrats are more on the possibility of a run-in with North Korea, because they treat trust President Trump the subject competently.”

A summit Korean leader Kim Jong-Un meeting between President Trump and the North is scheduled for February 27-28 in Vietnam.

Trump explained, while the state of the Union, “to be killed If I was not elected President of the United States, we would now, in my opinion, in a major war with North Korea, with millions of people.”

A third of voters (32 percent) believe a military conflict with North Korea is less likely than it was two years ago, while 21 percent say more. The largest share, 41 percent, believes that the threat is about the same as it was around the time Trump’s office.

Republicans (53 percent) are almost four times as likely as Democrats (14 percent) think that a conflict is less likely, now.

The Fox News poll is based on landline and cell phone interviews with 1,004 randomly selected voters nationwide and was conducted under the joint direction of Beacon research (D) (formerly Anderson Robbins Research) and Shaw & Company Research (R) from February 10-12, 2019. The survey has a margin of sampling error of plus or minus three percentage points for all registered voters.

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